The audit of UC’s management shows that the real threat to higher education is inside the house

We can identify many of the threats to public higher education in the United States: political attacks on faculty by conservative politicians, systematic budget cuts, selling out academic programs to big-money donors. Who would have thought that a major threat would come from a university’s own president? Yet that’s the inescapable conclusion to be drawn from State Auditor Elaine Howle’s scalding report on the University of California Office of the President… those flaws undermine the administration’s ability to make the case for UC’s mission and protect the system from its enemies.

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by Michael Hiltzik, The Los Angeles Times.

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